James C Marshall

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Important Phrases to Use When Visiting Japan

Davy M of the Japan travel blog Gaijin Tips has created a very informative video in which he explains the ten most important Japanese phrases to use …

How to Shoot Great Portraits in Tiny Spaces

Don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t have many options because you’re shooting in an attic or under the stairs. In an environment with barely …

Photography

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …

Macro Photography

How To Promote Your YouTube Channel For Free By Using The Smarter Tactics

Imagine! You have posted a video on the YouTube but didn’t get any views. I guess, it happened with you and the same happened to me also. This …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Shutter Speed

What is Shutter Speed?<p>Compared to ISO and aperture, shutter speed is a relatively straightforward concept to understand. It's the period of time that …

Shutter Speed

These are the basic lighting techniques you need to know for photography and film

Whether you’re a photographer or a filmmaker, understanding the principles of light and how it will affect your subject are important. It doesn’t …

Film Posters

Focal Length Variations

One feature I love in a TV is Picture in Picture. Not that it’s new, but it sparked a thought regarding photography. When I judge an art exhibition …

Easter Egg-Filled BACK TO THE FUTURE Art — "The Desk of Dr. Brown"

Advice for Aspiring Food Photographers

In our latest resource, The Professional’s Guide to Food Photography, we interviewed Andrew Scrivani, a former teacher turned food photographer who …

Wall Street

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

6 Essential Tips for DSLR Video

Nowadays, it seems that the majority of DSLR, mirrorless, and even point-and-shoot cameras have video features. In fact, the video features on the …

Cameras

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

A Primer on Reading and Using Histograms

Image histograms are useful tools that can be used to help properly gauge the exposure and contrast within a scene during shooting or to balance the …

'Game of Thrones' Ratings Drop: Blame Sansa Rape Backlash or Memorial Day?

Well, we have our answer. More people did not watch "Game of Thrones" this past weekend to see what would happen after the shocker of Sansa's wedding night trauma. But we don't yet know the answer to the larger question: Why, <i>exactly</i>, did the ratings go down for "The Gift" and hit a season low?<p>Some …

TV Series

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

Tutorials

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …

How to relight an image in Lightroom

Sometimes when you post-process an image, you may notice that some more interesting lighting would have really improved the scene and made the photo …

Tutorials

This Trippy Blur Lapse Effect Was Created by Stacking Still Frames from Video

“In Motion” is a short film by photographer Aaron Grimes showing the city of Tokyo, Japan. It features a novel, surreal effect that was created by …

6 things you’ll get addicted to after living in Japan

1. Peeing to the sound of a babbling brook<p>Some Japanese toilets have so many buttons and gadgets that you almost expect to be launched off into space …

Northern Ireland Is Promoting Westeros Tourism With These 'Game Of Thrones' Stunts

At some point, every fan of HBO's "Game of Thrones" or George R.R. Martin's series "A Song of Ice and Fire" has fantasized about visiting Westeros, the fantastical continent on which most of the action in the series takes place. The scenery and architecture seems so much more beautiful, and the …

Finding Cheap Flights 101

I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took at least twice monthly weekend trips and bi-annual overseas trips. When I had a more remote job, I roamed for long periods of time. As a result, when I catch up with friends who …

5 Biggest Myths About Booking Airfare

Some people stand on one leg while they press the "buy" button, others attach mummified fox paws to a bowler's hat and hum a ditty, while the <i>real</i> winners mix alchemical potions of potpourri and pineapple juice before they go searching for their bargain airfare. Hey, you never know: It may just save …

The 18 coolest new businesses in Houston

In fact, the small business scene here is bursting. So we rounded up 18 of the coolest places that have opened in the last few years, from a bakery with a happy hour to a boutique run entirely through Facebook.<p>Are there any we missed? Let us know in the comments.

5 Tips For Finding Cheap Flights To Europe This Summer

A morning cappuccino in a breezy piazza. A long day on some sun-kissed strand in the South of France. Greek isles. Countryside castles. Have we gotten you dreaming of Europe yet?<p>This year, Europe is the perfect summertime destination. You'll likely find good savings on the ground, with a strong US …

Timelapse Pro is a Premium App by Triggertrap for Complex Timelapse Projects

Triggertrap has announced Timelapse Pro, a new app for its mobile camera control kits that gives time-lapse photographers more flexibility in …